The state has a gamut of options to be proud of like traditional culinary, tribal adventure and fun beaches. This south-eastern state is a paradise for bird watchers who come to watch migratory birds as well as for the animal lovers who can admire dolphins and sea turtles. Tourists need not fear the language barrier as the locals can be seen speaking Hindi, Oriya, Bengali, English (in major cities) as well as Telugu (in southern Odisha). It is advisable to visit here between October to March to enjoy the scenic beauty and between June and July for famous Rath Yatra in Puri.
Chilika Lake, Shimilipal National Forest, Duduma Waterfalls, Temples of Bhubaneshwar, Puri and Konark are some worth going places for religious and family visits. Odisha not only has religious attractions, but it also has developing cities like Bhubaneshwar that is now an education hub also have a lot of cafes for western taste buds, Puri’s vibrant beaches for peace-loving tourists and couples. Sunabeda, known as Kashmir of Odisha is a cool holiday spot in summers. Tingle your taste buds with famous rice delicacies and Bengali sweets.
Buying Sambalpuri cotton and silk sarees or palm leaf traditional paintings for yourself and your loved ones would be a good investment in souvenirs. Don’t forget to pick mosquito repellents as you might find yourself needing one here. So pack your bags and enjoy the heritage of Odisha.